New York City in History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 1,821

  • 1945-06-27 Norma Kamali, American dress designer (Costumes for the Wiz), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-28 Jane Harman, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-01 Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor (De Mike Bustyn Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-05 Jeffrey Kramer, American actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-19 Edwin Schlossberg, American designer, author and husband of Carolyn Kennedy, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-20 Betty Burfeindt, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1976), born in NYC, NY
  • 1945-08-30 David Schiff, American composer, born in New York City
  • 1945-09-12 John Mauceri, American conductor (Washington, D.C. Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-09-24 Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-13 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York

Jim Palmer

1945-10-15 Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), born in NYC, New York

  • 1945-10-29 Melba Moore [Beatrice], American singer and actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-30 Henry Winkler, American actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-05 Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-08 Arnold Rosner, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1945-11-11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge - "You Keep Me Hangin' On"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-16 Martine van Hamel, Dutch ballerina (NYC Ballet Co), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1945-11-18 Glen Walken, American actor (Leave it to Larry), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1945-12-03 Laura Dean, American choreographer known for her collaborations with composer Steve Reich (Drumming), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1945-12-23 Donald A. Ritchie, American Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-12-24 Nicholas Meyer, American writer & director (Star Trek II Wrath of Khan), born in New York City
  • 1946-01-07 Jann S. Wenner, American publisher (Rolling Stone), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-01-31 Glynn Turman, American actor (Lew-Peyton Place, Manimal, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-02-17 Zina Bethune, American actress (Nurses, Who's That Knocking at My Door), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1946-02-20 (John) J. Geils, American rock guitarist (J Geils Band - "Centerfold"; "Freeze Frame"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1946-03-13 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1946-03-25 Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-04-06 Danny Kortchmar, American session guitarist, producer and songwriter (James Taylor, Carole King, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Don Henley), born in New York City
  • 1946-04-21 Doug MacLeod, American blues musician (Blues Music Awards' Acoustic Artist of the Year, 2014, 2016 and 2017), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-01 Jerry Weiss, American jazz musician (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-23 Danny Klein, American rock bassist (J Geils Band - "Centerfold"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-06-01 Carol Neblett, American soprano (City and Metropolitan Operas, 1969-83), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • 1946-06-08 Elizabeth A. Lynn, American sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-06-12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City

Donald Trump

1946-06-14 Donald Trump, 45th US President (2017-21), real estate tycoon (Trump Towers) and TV personality (The Apprentice), born in NYC, New York

  • 1946-06-14 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, American newspaper publisher (The New Haven Register), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-07-02 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

Sylvester Stallone

1946-07-06 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

  • 1946-08-16 Lesley Ann Warren, American actress (Cinderella, Mission Impossible), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-08-30 Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-09-24 Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention; The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1946-09-24 Marc Neikrug, American pianist, conductor and composer (Los Alamos), born in New York City
  • 1946-09-26 Christine Todd Whitman, American politician (50th Governor of New Jersey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-10-25 Peter Lieberson, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1946-10-30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-10 Gloria Loring, American actress and singer (Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-15 Carmine Appice, American musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-20 John Spencer, American actor (LA Law, West Wing), born in New York City (d. 2005)

Dick Wolf

1946-12-20 Dick Wolf, American television series creator (Miami Vice, Law & Order), born in NYC, New York

  • 1946-12-21 Josh Mostel, American actor (Jesus Christ Superstar; Big Daddy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-24 Brenda Howard, American bisexual activist, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1947-01-17 Jane Elliot, American actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing), born in New York City, New York
  • 1947-01-27 Nedra Telley, American pop and Christian music vocalist (Ronettes - "Be My Baby"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-02-15 Marisa Berenson, American actress (Barry Lyndon; Death in Vienna; SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-02-18 Eliot Engel, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New York City
  • 1947-04-11 Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

1947-04-16 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar [Lew Alcindor], American Basketball Hall of Fame center (6 x NBA champion; NBA Finals MVP 1971, 85; 6 × NBA MVP; 19 × NBA All-Star), born in NYC, New York

  • 1947-04-18 Kathy Acker, American experimental novelist (Blood and Guts in High School), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1947-04-19 Murray Perahia, American pianist (Avery Fischer Prize, 1975; Grammy, 1988), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-04-20 Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author (The Best Little Boy in the World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-05-06 Sandra Fisher, American painter, born in New York City (d. 1994)
  • 1947-05-06 Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher, born in New York City
  • 1947-05-24 (Robert) "Waddy" Wachtel, American session guitarist, composer and record producer (Warren Zevon; Stevie Nicks; James Taylor; Linda Ronstadt; Jackson Browne), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-06-13 Jerrold Nadler, American attorney and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-06-22 Howard Kaylan {Kaplan], American rock and roll musician and songwriter (The Turtles; Flo and Eddie), born in NYC, New York

Richard Lewis

1947-06-29 Richard Lewis, American comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

  • 1947-07-24 Peter Serkin, American concert pianist (TASHI quartet), and pedagogue (Juilliard; Curtis Institute; Yale; Bard College), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)

Danielle Steel

1947-08-14 Danielle Steel, American author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born in New York City, New York

  • 1947-08-28 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-09-17 Jeff MacNelly, American Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist (Shoe), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1947-10-17 Michael McKean, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, - "Lenny"; Saturday Night Live, 1994-95; This Is Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-10-18 Joe Morton, American actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World), born in NYC, New York

Jim Steinman

1947-11-01 Jim Steinman, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer (Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell; Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in NYC, New York (d. 2021) [1]

  • 1948-02-05 Christopher Guest, American actor (SNL, 1984-85; This is Spinal Tap; The Princess Bride), and filmmaker (Best In Show; Waiting for Huffman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-02-12 Raymond Kurzweil, American inventor and author (Kurzweil reading machine, text-to-speech synthesis), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-03-26 Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist (Aerosmith - "Walk This Way"; "Dude Looks Like A Lady"), born in New York City
  • 1948-04-15 Michael Kamen, American composer and arranger (film scores to Brazil and Mr. Holland's Opus; Pink Floyd), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)

Nate Archibald

1948-04-18 "Tiny" Nate Archibald, NBA guard (Cincinnati), born in NYC, New York

  • 1948-04-18 Catherine Malfitano, American soprano (Metropolitan Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-06 Richard Cox, American actor (Mark-Executive Suite), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-12 Lindsay Ann Crouse, American actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-21 Carol Potter, American actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Today's FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-06-13 Joe Roth, American film executive, producer and film director (America's Sweethearts), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-07-12 Walter Egan, American guitarist, and singer-songwriter ("Magnet And Steel"; "Hot Summer Nights"), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1948-11-13 Sheila Frazier, American actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-18 Andrea Marcovicci, American actress (Berrengers - "Gloria"; Trapper John, M.D. - "Fran"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-20 Richard Masur, American actor (David-One Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-12-23 Leslie Moonves, American television executive (CEO and Chairman of CBS), born in New York City
  • 1949-01-12 James Dietz, American rower, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1949-01-17 Andy Kaufman, American comedian & actor (Latka Gravas-Taxi), born in New York City, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1949-02-03 Arthur Kane, American musician (New York Dolls), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1949-02-08 Brooke Adams, American actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-12 Sara Lane, American actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-13 Julia Migenes, American soprano, born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-16 Erik Estrada, actor (CHiPs), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-18 Starr Danias, American ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-06 Jane Actman, American actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-07 John Oates, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Hall & Oates - "Rich Girl"; "Maneater"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-25 Michael Brown, American musician and songwriter (Don't Walk Away Renee), born in New York City (d. 2015)
  • 1949-05-13 Zoe Wanamaker, American actress (Raggedy Rawney), born in NYC, New York

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